The wait is over for south Shreveport residents looking for another option for groceries. The new Brookshire's is now open at Norris Ferry and the Southern Loop.

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The Texas based retailer held a soft opening on Wednesday and the grand opening happens Thursday. This is a massive grocery store with 56,000 square feet.


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A very similar store opened in Bossier City last year. It is a full service operation with a fueling center, sushi, fresh seafood, a pharmacy with a drive-through, a floral department. This store also has a Pizza Hut inside along with a CC's Coffee Bar.

There will also be commercial space for other businesses at the complex. Construction at this new store has been going on for several months.


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The staff of the store has been completed, but they will always be looking for additional staff members. This store will have at least 200 employees.


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Brookshire's has also hired employees dedicated to personal shopping for those who want to shop online and pick up their groceries at a specified time. You can click here to see the jobs and apply online.

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This new store will be in direct competition with the Kroger Marketplace store at Ellerbe and Flournoy Lucas which opened in late 2016.

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You can now drop by the new Brookshire's and check out all the grand opening specials they have going on at the store over the next few days.

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